C1744

The Rhinoceros as described by ye Ancients. The Rhinoceros drawn from the life. An Indian Monarch giving audience from his Elephant.

Fine engraving of rhinoceros and a Royal Indian elephant. From Harris’s, Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca or, a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travel. 

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Full Title:

The Rhinoceros as described by ye Ancients. The Rhinoceros drawn from the life. An Indian Monarch giving audience from his Elephant.

Date:

C1744

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

190mm 
x 330mm

Paper Size: 

248mm 
x 396mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Rhinoceros as described by ye Ancients. The Rhinoceros drawn from the life. An Indian Monarch giving audience from his Elephant. - Antique Print from 1744

Genuine antique
dated:

1744

Description:

Fine engraving of rhinoceros and a Royal Indian elephant.

From Harris’s, Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca or, a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travel. 

References:
Hill, J. The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages. San Diego 1974: Hill 775.
Sabin, J. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from its Discovery to the Present Time. New York. (1936) 1967.: 30483.
National Library Australia, Mapping Our World. Canberra 2013: p.143.


Emmanuel Bowen (1693 - 1767)

Bowen was an engraver, cartographer, publisher and print seller. Born in Wales the son of Owen Bowen, gentleman of Talley, Carmarthen. Apprenticed (Merchant Taylor) to Charles Price 1709. He married Elizabeth Boreman 1715 at St. Andew by the Wardrobe in 1716. He was warden of the Masonic Lodge IX in 1723 and master of a Masonic lodge in Carmarthen in 1726. He appeared on Samuel Sympson's list of the leading London engravers compiled in about 1726. He produced numerous maps and atlases during his career.

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